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midi keyboard connection to synth

Post by orest3000 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:17 pm

hello ,i have the icon ikeyboard 6x nano and i want to connect it to my yamaha reface dx tru midi, i activated midi receive on all chanels on the yamaha but nothing happens , no sound ,what could be the problem?

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Re: midi keyboard connection to synth

Post by pflosi » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:51 pm

Do you get sound when playing the DX with its own keys? That would rule out a problem on the monitoring side of things.

Do you have another MIDI cable to try? That would rule out a bad cable.

I don't know the icon keyboard, but maybe there's some setting to check. Local MIDI, MIDI out, physical DIN MIDI vs. USB MIDI out, something like that.

Cheers and good luck :drinks:

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Re: midi keyboard connection to synth

Post by groy » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:02 pm

Just wanted to rule it out, and of course excuse me if you know this, but MIDI does not transmit sound, only sends data to tell the instrument to play etc.

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Re: midi keyboard connection to synth

Post by orest3000 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:03 pm

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connection goes tru midi not usb, if i press keys on the dx i do get sounds but nothing from icon, shoul i do firmware update on it?

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Re: midi keyboard connection to synth

Post by orest3000 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:58 am

cables are good i tested them, the icon not sending signal tru the midi port i think.... but tru usb it does to my pc

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